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. after tourists photographed a new york city police officer buying some boots for a homeless man, the image went viral. now for the first time we're hearing from the officer himself and he is talking about why he wishes he could have helped a little bit more. plus, a secret santa giving out hundred dollar bills to folks recovering from the super storm. >> we lost our whole house. >> my granddaughter is in surgery tomorrow. are you serious? >> i'm serious. merry christmas. >> shepard: you will meet the mystery man who is hoping to make the holidays a little bit brighter coming up. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into th
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need help. we desperately need help in the new york, new jersey area. last night two billion people around the world tuned into a benefit concert to help raise money for sand's reliefestings and now it is time for the government to step up to the place. congress has stepped up 39 times to help state and local governments to respond to disasters. there is a wisdom here that has been in the federal government for decades. that is, when god's hand strikes no localities can handle it on their own. we unite as a nation to help one another. following katrina the government passed aid following 10 days of after the storm. we passed nine fundamentals a total of $108 billion and frankly, the damage from sandy, the economic damage is worse. they lost about 270,000 homes and in new york we lost 305,000 homes. that is new york alone. they had about 20,000 small businesses, put out of business, gone. we have over 270,000. so the damage is enormous. and you know, we members of new york delegation have always been there when other parts of the nation were struck by distafters. new york tax dollars
by a train as a horrified crowd looked on. also we should point out this morning -- "the "new york post"" sparked outrage and pretty emotional debate by publishing this front page photoshowing the subway victim with the train bearing down on him just seconds from death. wow. a freelance photographer on another assignment when he captured that moment. he says, he was running towards the victim wearing 20 pounds of gear and firing the flash on his camera to get the conductor's attention and not aiming to get a picture of the man there on the tracks. >> he fired his flash 49 times. >> wow. >> there has been arrest in the murder of four people outside a southern california boardinghouse. police say the suspect and three accomplices were arrested in las vegas. those four victims were apparently visiting some one at the boardinghouse when they were gunned down, early sunday. investigators will not say what led them to the suspect. >>> and authorities in arizona say they are considering criminal charges if the mother of a girl with leukemia does not get her daughter medical help. the 11-year-o
fell down the stairs and died. a new york family counting their blessings this morning after a stray bullet tore through their house. narrowly missing their 2-year-old son. the bakers were in the middle of their morning routine. they heard a loud clap. wasn't until the mother went on to the porch she found a bullet 6 feet away from where 2-year-old alex had been sitting. >> at that moment it was what could have happened. you know, this could have changed our life in a blink of an eye. >> i'm sure a hunter was just out there, you know, hunting and shot at something and missed it. and just happened to travel and hit my house. it was an accident. weaver just going to -- we're just going to keep on going along but a shot like that can change a life forever. >> the bakers say hunting is common in the woods behind their house butting something le this has never happened before. >> kids on liltd may soon have to wait to get their hands on energy drinks like the ones you are looking at. >> suffolk county board of health urging to ban the sale of them to anyone under the age of 19. drinks are
. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentlelady from new york, ms. clarke, for five minutes. ms. clarke: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise to congratulate the outgoing chairman of the congressional black caucus, the remped and representative emanuel cleaver ii of missouri, who is my colleague and good friend. representative cleaver has graciously served with distinction in the house of representatives and the fifth congressional district of missouri for nearly eight years. he's been an outstanding chairman to the congressional black caucus, ushering the caucus to its 40th anniversary. he cares deep loar for all americans, children, seen -- deeply for all americans, children, seniors. who could forget his demonstrative leadership on the c.b.c. jobs tour where tens of thousands of americans lined up for an opportunity to present themselves to employers? from creating economic opportunity, supporting quality education to our children, for creating equal access to health care for all americans, chairman cleaver is truly -- has truly been the embodiment of the conscience of the congress
winter. and the warmth blasts east. chicago and new york city will be in the low 60s by monday. >> beautiful photos coming in this week. look at the colors there. so perfect. she always sends great pictures. as much as you love cats, i love dogs, dan. >> fair enough. >> and the calm in the storm. this is from washington, between some of the bands of really heavy rain. i thought that was a fleiss bright spot for what has not been so bright in the northwest. i know what i'm getting bianna for the first day of meteorlogical winter. >> a pony? >> a pony. >> you're so giving. >> i learned a weather geek fact. four times in the last decade, we've had named storms in december. it's not out of the question. >> thank you, dan. >> yep. i'm here for you. >>> now, to the secret santa. this is the guy that's come to new york to hand out $100 bills randomly to people hit hard by sup superstorm sandy. >> he's planning to give away $100,000 this holiday season. and he is hoping others will follow his example. john schriffen spoke to him about this generosity. >> it's amazing how long he's been
this columnist for "the new york times" is brilliant in writing. he's a great, great journalist and explains things so well. i really have great admiration for him. he wrote yesterday, "republicans have to realize they are going to have to cave in on tax rates." that's the way it is, mr. president. "they're going to have to cave on tax rates." then on tuesday, day before yesterday, the senior senator from maine, olympia snowe, urged house republican leaders to end the suspense for middle-class taxpayers. "they shouldn't have to wonder whether we will ultimately raise taxes on low- to middle-income people." i assure them we won't raise taxes on the middle class on the poor, is what ow olympia snowe said. yesterday it seemed every practical republican left in washington was suddenly willing to say out loud what we have known for weeks: the only remaining option is for the house to pass the senate bill. dozens of house republicans signed onto a letter urging speaker boehner to take the last hexit before the cliff. neither president obama nor democrats in congress have ever been ambiguous about
for something you don't even know you did. >> reporter: for example, in new york city, where the area code is 212, you may be put in room 1212, which is exactly what a guest forgetting to dial 9 for an outside line would dial. >> if i put you in room 1212, it's a beautiful room by all accounts. however, there's a bunch of idiots all through the hotel that don't dial out and it's going to ring 1212 all day, all night. >> reporter: and a nasty attitude is a big motivator for staff revenge. rude or cheap guests are being watched and secretly listed as a pita, or a pain in the -- obvious. but if you're a big tipper, they may have logged you as an f.o.b., or friend of ben, as in franklin. then, you'll definitely get prompt attention. but cash doesn't guarantee character. look at this video shot by some hotel guests. in comes the hotel manager, in he goes to the safe, and out goes their cash. cautionary tale. doesn't usually happen. to sum up, when you travel, leave the bad attitude at home and, diane, every little bit helps. >> i have no attitude, chris. >> reporter: you are perfect. >> of cour
here in new york city celebrating christmas time. what's your favorite store? >> the apple store. >> are you bidding your christmas list? >> yes. >> mom? >> yes. >> just take notes. early christmas gift for some people in the middle of the country if you like it warm. we are looking at temperatures about 20 degrees above average, and actually, going to possibly break some records later on this afternoon with highs today topping out in the 80s for the meteorogical >>> good morning from the bay area weather center. we have the jet stream positioned over the bay area. more rain is on the way. we see a little bit of light action towards oakland and hayward and half moon bay through the santa cruz mountains. all of this moved off quickly and making way for the next system due it arrive tomorrow wr'ches and possibly to six in the mountains before we dry out on monday morning. >> faen you want more information on the heat or that rain, you can always check out your latest forecast at weather.com. lester, erica? >>> still ahead, case dismissed. the u.s. open ref who walked into a courtro
for you. >>> now, to the secret santa. this is the guy that's come to new york to hand out $100 bills randomly to people hit hard by superstorm sandy. >> he's planning to give away $100,000 this holiday season. and he is hoping other people will follow his example. abc's john schriffen spoke to him about this holiday generosity. and has the latest. he's been doing this for six years now? >> it's amazing how long he's been doing this for. and he seems like a great guy. what a difference a week makes. the black friday madness had shoppers punching and kicking for deals. but this man from kansas city couldn't be more different. he forces media outlets to sign a confidentiality agreement not to reveal his identity. is but whoever he is, the secret santa is reminding all of us what the holidays are all about. >> $500. would that help you? >> going to my daughter. >> reporter: it's not every day, that a complete stranger will pay your bills. but sometimes, the most unlikely miracles fall at your feet. >> you must have dropped that. >> no. >> that's got to be yours. >> oh, my god. are you se
as an example. so let's just understand in this body so that there's no mistake that new york and surrounding areas will get their money because the principle of fema money and probably other disaster money as well is simply this -- at the beginning of a year, you have some money in fema, but you never know what the disasters are going to be throughout the next 12 months. but when a disaster is declared, there is money there to flow, and when that disaster money runs out, as far as i know, it's always been replaced. whether you have an earthquake in california or you have a hurricane in the gulf of mexico or you have drought in the midwest like we have or texas like we have or you have tornadoes like we have in the midwest, and sandy as the most recent example. as far as i know, there has never been any dispute under the laws at that time, and those laws don't change very often. they -- they do get the money out to the people that need it, and then when that fund goes dry, it is replenished by congress. now, unless somebody is seeking money other -- in some way other than other disasters that
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